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How to merge lines properly between fuselage sections?

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    How to merge lines properly between fuselage sections?

    Hi guys i'm searching for some help here, i can't figure out how to merge the two lines that you see in the images below, i tried multiple things but i can't figure out how to do it properly, is there a specific way to do it? because i can't find anything regarding this. Thank you so much!

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    Marco Crugnola

    #2
    You need to line up where the stripes cross the black outline. So where the stripe crossed the outline on the bottom part go straight up and continue. There is a good guide if you download the FAIB 747
    Brian Swintal
    https://fsai-repaints.com/

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    • Marco
      Marco commented
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      Thank you! I got it!

    • rampantfox
      rampantfox commented
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      Good! I was hoping that my reply made sense

    #3
    Trial and error
    Cheers,

    John Tavendale

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      #4
      Originally posted by John Tavendale View Post
      Trial and error
      Times 100 in some cases...lol

      also...I leave the wireframe on and see it on the model in flightsim to see where exactly the lines are crossing the null zones
      Regards, Steve Dra
      Click here to download my paints

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      • Marco
        Marco commented
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        Thank you Steve! This is a great idea, will try next time

      #5
      This is how I tackle this alignment issue. I keep the wire mesh visible while I work on aligning the various bits and bobs on the livery. For alignment of lines across sections I'll add an alignment marker in it's own layer and use that as the starting point.
      Attached Files
      Pete MacPaint
      PMDG Graphic Designer

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      • Marco
        Marco commented
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        This is a great idea, thank you Pete!
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